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crankygeeks 226 episode

by pcmag

Published July 7, 2010


This is episode 226 of crankygeeks. Here is the episode page description:

Episode 226:
Microsoft Screws The Pooch, How Messed Up IS Sony?, Foursquare Worth $100M, A Porn Star's Promise, The Internet is Dead, and more!

What's new in Episode 226

Today's Guests:
Daisy Whitney, Author; Host, New Media Minute
Roger Chang, Senior Producer, Revision3
David Spark, Tech Journalist; Host, The Spark Minute

The Topics:
Microsoft Cuts the Kin

Last week, less than two months after the Kins arrived in stores, Microsoft said it would kill the new products.

Are Road Warriors Slobs and Weirdos?

Unbelievable! A new online survey of 600 mobile users commissioned by Egnyte, a file-server remote-access vendor, reveals the ugly truth about what smartphone users do on the road.

Prince Declares the Internet Dead

Funk-rocker and current Jehovah's Witness The-Man-We're-Now-Calling-Prince-Again declared that the Internet is "completely over," in an interview with the U.K. tabloid The Daily Mirror over the weekend.

A Porn Star's Worldly Promise

If Netherlands goes on to win the World Cup, remember the name Bobbi Eden. The Dutch porn star offered free sexual favors to all on her Twitter page.

Apple Hit Hard with iPhone 4 Lawsuits

Apple is engulfed in at least four different federal lawsuits over reception problems with its new iPhone, as customers and their attorneys race to build class-action cases against the company. Angry customers, meanwhile, are reportedly swarming lawyers.

Topic links:
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/05/technology/05soft.html?src=busln
http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobilize/the-sick-twisted-lives-mobile-road-warriors-057
http://www.appscout.com/2010/07/prince_declares_the_internet_o.php
http://guyism.com/2010/07/bobbi-eden-dutch-porn-star-offers-sex-to-twitter-followers.html
http://valleywag.gawker.com/5577643/apple-hit-with-deluge-of-iphone-lawsuits


Run time 30:56
Producer pcmag
Audio/Visual sound, color
Language English

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